Woman scouts say they’ve 15 million packing containers of unsold biscuits as a result of pandemic
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You all know that every year people love to stock up on the infamous Girl Scout Cookies. But last year the pandemic slowed their mission, and they have millions of unsold boxes just collecting dust.
According to @cnn, they have 15 million boxes of unsold cookies and about 12 million boxes never left the warehouse.
According to a statement posted on CNN, the organization said, “It is extremely rare to have significant excess inventory, but the pandemic has had a major impact on our cookie program, although the demand for cookies remains strong,” Girl Scouts said.
Typically around 200 million boxes are sold annually, according to the organization. At this point in time the numbers for the current season have not yet been calculated, but at the time of this typing they have not been sold.
The proceeds from each purchase “stay with the force and their local advice to support key leadership programs throughout the year.
As you know, the cookies are usually sold outside of grocery stores and public parks. Due to the pandemic, this was not possible for members of the Girl Scout Association due to nationwide closings.
The boxes are currently not available for purchase. But if you’re interested, “anyone interested can buy biscuits that will be donated to first aiders, chalkboards, and” other good causes, “according to CNN.